hydrated electron

hydrated electron

[′hī‚drād·əd i′lek‚trän]
(physical chemistry)
An electron released during ionization of a water molecule by water and surrounded by water molecules oriented so that the electron cannot escape. Also known as aqueous electron.
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The most fundamental aqueous anion is the hydrated electron and it represents a benchmark for understanding solvation and electron-water interactions in solution.
The absorption of hydrated electron was thus recorded that showed a peak at 578 nm.
In water they are referred to as hydrated electrons.